Arms (Prohibited Ammunition) Amendment Order 2019

Reprint as at 12 December 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Arms (Prohibited Ammunition) Amendment Order 2019

(LI 2019/248)

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of October 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by the New Zealand Police.

This order is made under section 74A(e) of the Arms Act 1983

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Police.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Arms (Prohibited Ammunition) Amendment Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 18 October 2019.

Order: confirmed, on 12 December 2020, by section 7(a) of the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020 (2020 No 66).

3 Principal order

This order amends the Arms (Prohibited Ammunition) Order 2019 (the principal order).

4 Schedule amended

In the Schedule, replace the item relating to multi-projectile ammunition (excluding shotgun ammunition) with:

Multi-projectile ammunition (excluding shotgun cartridges and rimfire cartridges loaded with shot)

Ammunition that has the ability to fire multiple projectiles in a single shot (for example, duplex ammunition)

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 18 October 2019, amends the Arms (Prohibited Ammunition) Order 2019 to exclude from the list of prohibited ammunition in that order rimfire cartridges loaded with shot.

This order is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It is revoked at the close of 31 December 2020, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 October 2019.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Arms (Prohibited Ammunition) Amendment Order 2019 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020 (2020 No 66): section 7(a)